As the Great British summer gets underway, here’s a look at what we’ve got coming up at Nexus over the next few months. Let’s hope the weather plays ball!
INNOVATE, IMPROVE, INSPIRE: USING TECHNOLOGY TO TRANSFORM YOUR BUSINESS
In partnership with The Business Desk and Nexus member, Excelledia Ventures, this event brings experts together from across the region to discuss why being innovative and disruptive needs to be encouraged across all sectors. This event also marks the start of the Innovation for Everyone Everywhere competition which will see 10 businesses receives £20,000 digital innovation grants and one receive a £100,000 investment from Excelledia Ventures.
Date: Tuesday 5 July, 2022
Time: 16:00 – 18:00
DX – THE DECISION EXPERIENCE FACTOR
Are your under pressure to meet targets in a tightening economy. You can see material gains by enhancing your decision experience. Join David Jordan CEO at Nexus member, enteruptors, for this seminar where he’ll outline how you can create tangible business value from your employees and systems.
Date: Monday 11 July, 2022
SURE VALLEY VENTURES LAUNCH
Sure Valley Ventures, is a founder-led Venture Capital firm that invests in high growth software companies in sectors such as Immersive Technologies, Web3, the Metaverse, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, InfoSec and Cybersecurity.
Date: Thursday 14 July
INSPIRING INNOVATION SEMINAR SERIES
This seminar showcases real-life examples of the innovation journeys taken by researchers and guest speakers. The speakers at this event include:
- Dr Yoselin Benitez Alfonso: ‘From plant walls to biotechnology and biomaterial applications’
- Prof Mike Ries: ‘Materials from nature’
You’ll have the chance to ask questions during the seminar and afterwards at a networking lunch.
Date: Monday 18 July, 2022
CBI MEMBERSHIP IMMERSION SESSION
This session is open to all Nexus resident members who signed up for the complimentary 6-month Confederation of British Industry (CBI) membership.
Beckie Hart, CBI Regional Director – Yorkshire & the Humber, will walk you through how to fully maximise your membership benefits. This event will need a password to complete your booking.
Date: Thursday 21 July, 2022
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You can now book your place at our next Nexus Connect event, scheduled to take place on Tuesday 20 September.
Nexus Connect will form part of our offering at the upcoming Leeds Digital Festival, a two-week celebration of digital culture showcasing tech from across the region. We’ve got a packed programme of events coming up as part of this – stay tuned for further details.
The View from Here – Richelle Schuster
In our latest The View from Here, we spoke to Richelle Schuster, Head of Innovation Programmes at Leeds City Council and Regional Development Lead at West Yorkshire Combined Authority, about future opportunities and tomorrow’s innovation leaders in our region.